Throughout its long history, the quitessentially Parisian house of Balmain has managed to retain its unique position as both a historic French house and as a leading trendsetting brand that others look to as a reference.
Olivier Rousteign was named as the label’s designer in 2011 and his critically and commercially acclaimed collections continue to push the label forward on its pathway of rapide growth. Rousteign is influenced by the unisque confident style of today’s modern women and men as well as the work of the masters who have guided Balmain before him. – GM
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